Okey Bakassi, Jennifer Eliogu to host Daylight Leadership Awards
As the countdown to the maiden edition of Daylight Annual Leadership Awards (DALA) 2016 commences, organisers have unveiled the super star hosts for the event.
The high-octane awards ceremony, which holds on Sunday, May 22, at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, has A-list entertainers, Okey Bakassi and Jennifer Eliogu as the comperes.
The duo, who are equally first class thespians in Nollywood, are expected to bring their combined wealth of experiences to bear on the historic event.
According to a statement issued by the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Daylight.ng, Mr. Azuh Amatus, who is also the chairman and founder of the awards scheme, Okey Bakassi and Jennifer Eliogu were painstakingly picked as hosts based on their pedigrees as accomplished comperes and entertainers.
“The duo has anchored many high profile events within and outside the country. They are thorough professionals and we are pleased and proud to work with them as DALA 2016 anchorpersons.
“Bakassi is an actor, comedian and compere, while Eliogu is an actress, musician and compere. They are multi-talented entertainers with global fans base respectively,” stated Azuh.
While confirming his readiness to co-host DALA 2016, Bakassi, a graduate of Agricultural Engineering from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, said he feels honoured to be chosen by organisers to co-anchor the awards ceremony.
Also speaking, elated Eliogu, who recently returned from South Africa, where she was invited to perform a special birthday song for Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu, promised to make the awards ceremony sweet and memorable with her sonorous voice and enchanting smiles.
“I can’t wait to mount the stage and thrill guests. I also have a surprise for DALA awardees and guests on that day. I want to specially thank the organisers for having me on board as co-host of this great event,” pretty Eliogu added amid smiles.
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